Barnard College

Barnard Demographics & Diversity Report

How diverse is Barnard College? College Factual's 2021 diversity report reveals the facts about diversity at Barnard. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, student age ranges, and more.

Barnard Student Population

2,631 Total Students

How Many Students Attend Barnard College?

Barnard total enrollment is approximately 2,631 students.

Barnard Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Barnard undergraduate population is made up of 100% women, and 0% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Barnard Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,271
Asian 402
International 301
Hispanic 290
Multi-Ethnic 162
Black or African American 141
Unknown 11
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 3

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Average Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Barnard achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #2,086 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  2086 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  40.65 out of 100
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The overall diversity score is created by adding up the results of the racial-ethnic, geographic, age and male/female diversity rankings.

How Does Barnard Diversity Compare to National Averages?


Barnard is considered middle of the road when it comes to overall diversity. Some aspects of diversity may be stronger than others.

Above Average when it Comes to Racial/Ethnic Diversity

39% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Barnard is ranked 626 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  626 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  83.50 out of 100
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Many students are seeking a school with high levels of racial/ethnic diversity. This not only creates an atmosphere where those who are typically in the minority feel more supported, but also allows more interaction between racial groups leading to the open exchange of ideas and values.

Barnard Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,305
Asian 405
International 302
Hispanic 297
Multi-Ethnic 163
Black or African American 142
Unknown 11
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 3

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Barnard College Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 513
Black or African American 184
Asian 66
Multi-Ethnic 8
Hispanic 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0
Unknown 0

Learn more about the faculty at Barnard.

One Gender Dominates

More Female Students

Barnard ranks 3,694 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  3694 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  2.53 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.


Close to Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Barnard is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  73.40 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.


More about Barnard faculty.

There are approximately 595 female teachers and 345 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

Top 5% in Geographic Diversity
73.01% Out of State
10.58% Out of the Country

Barnard ranks 109 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

73.01% of Barnard students come from out of state, and 10.58% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  95 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 38 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
New York 146
California 78
New Jersey 46
Massachusetts 42
Florida 24

International Students at Barnard

Students from 57 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, India, and Canada.

Learn more about international students at Barnard.

Average Student Age Diversity

Average Student Age Diversity
92.10% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  42.49 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Barnard, 92.10% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
20-21 1,234
18-19 1,109
22-24 152
25-29 7
30-34 0
35 and over 0
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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